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Five Stories of Success from 2018

Posted by: UNICEF Canada December 31, 2018

In 2018, UNICEF reached almost all corners of the globe – 190 countries to be exact – to help save children’s lives. We have chosen five stories of success to show how generous support from our donors paired with tireless work from UNICEF staff, volunteers and partners are truly making a difference, for every child. Read more »

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UNICEF’s vaccination campaign amidst a cholera outbreak in Yemen

Posted by: UNICEF Canada October 31, 2018

In late September and early October, UNICEF and WHO partnered together to vaccinate over 160,000 children living in Yemen against cholera, as part of a 6 day campaign in the country. Read more »

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Pleased to introduce you to the pentavalent vaccine!

Posted by: UNICEF July 27, 2018

The story of how pentavalent became one of the most used vaccines in the world. Read more »

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Polio eradication in Afghanistan

Posted by: UNICEF Canada May 8, 2018

UNICEF and partners are working hard to achieve complete polio eradication in Afghanistan – which currently has the highest number of polio cases in the world. Read more »

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It hurts but it works!

Posted by: UNICEF April 24, 2018

Vaccines protect children against disease and death, saving up to three million lives a year. Despite the benefits, millions of young children around the world are missing out. UNICEF envisions a world where no child dies from a preventable cause and all children reach their full potential. That is why UNICEF is on the ground in 190 countries, immunizing millions of children every year. Read more »

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Protecting children against measles in Syria

Posted by: UNICEF May 30, 2017

UNICEF and WHO supported the Ministry of Health to undertake a nationwide immunization campaign inside Syria this week. The campaign aims to reach two million children between the ages of seven months and five years in 12 governorates of the country. Read more »

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In photos: how vaccines are transported globally

Posted by: UNICEF May 23, 2017

Help us save more children: donate 129 polio vaccines through UNICEF’s Survival Gifts and reach 43 kids in need. Read more »

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Cambodia: Immunization on the move

Posted by: UNICEF April 24, 2017

“Bring your child for free vaccines tomorrow!” Sokly Ye called out to passers-by as she slowly drove her motorbike down a narrow dirt road lined with ramshackle homes. Read more »

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Getting children vaccinated – going the extra mile in northeast Nigeria

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 16, 2017

In conflict-affected regions like northeast Nigeria, children miss out on life-saving vaccines. Read more »

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UNICEF @ 70: Then and Now

Posted by: UNICEF December 9, 2016

Seventy years ago UNICEF was founded to bring lifesaving aid, long-term support, and hope to children whose lives and futures are put at risk by conflict, by crises, by crushing poverty, and, increasingly, by the effects of climate change. UNICEF’s work for the most disadvantaged, excluded, and vulnerable children has never been more relevant, nor more urgent. Read more »

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